A new horror film exhibit is showing at the EMP Museum (Experience Music Project) in Seattle, Washington. Entitled Can’t Look Away: The Lure of Horror Film, the exhibit is dedicated to the history of the horror film, from past to present.
EMP Museum, Seattle
A PG-13 sign warns parents to keep the little kiddies away as they enter the exhibit through dark stairs. Features include interactive art projects, historical timelines, wall photos, artifacts and props from various horror movies and magazines, and clips/montages from your favorite films.
The various attractions include:
- photos on the wall of screaming victims
- a video screen called Hell Hole, which plays a montage of famous horror movies
- a history wall (timeline) of horror films to “see before you die” that covers the years 1920-2008
- anthology of monsters
- part of the manuscript from Bram Stoker’s Dracula (then called “The Un-Dead”)
- props from horror films including the Jason Voorhees mask (from the Friday the 13th remake), Freddy Krueger’s glove from A Nightmare on Elm Street 5 – The Dream Child, and a life-size model of an Alien
- area to watch clips of horror films
- the Scream Booth, which takes photos of you doing your best scream
The EMP museum exhibit was put together by curator Jacob McMurray with help from Roger Corman, John Landis, and Eli Roth. The museum is located at 325 5th Avenue N, Seattle, WA 98109. Hours are 10am – 5pm, daily. Get tickets here.
Source for this article: King5.com (Seattle, WA). Thanks to MIFFF for the story.